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Where Can I Buy Fireworks in Hawaii?

Looking to buy fireworks in Hawaii? You've come to the right place. This blog post will provide reliable places to legally purchase fireworks in the state. Be sure to read through the guidelines carefully before making your purchase, as there are some restrictions on what types of fireworks are allowed in Hawaii.

Hawaii Fireworks State Law

  • It is unlawful to sell, offer for sale, give away or otherwise dispose of any fireworks without a permit issued by the county fire marshal.
  • It is illegal to use, ignite or discharge fireworks on any public road or highway.
  • Fireworks may only be used on private property with the owner's permission.
  • It is illegal to use, ignite or discharge fireworks within 600 feet of any school, church, hospital, or other building where people may be present unless the person has obtained prior written approval from the fire chief.
  • Only "Safe and Sane" fireworks may be possessed or used as defined in section 132D-10, HRS.
  • It is illegal to store, possess or use fireworks within any structure.

Permitted Fireworks in Hawaii

All "Safe and Sane" fireworks as defined in section 132D-10, HRS. They include cone fountains, cylinder fountains, illuminating torches, wheels, ground spinners, flitter sparklers in paper tubes not exceeding a one-quarter inch in diameter and not exceeding two inches in length, dipped sticks and sparklers on wires not exceeding 36 inches in length, toy smoke devices, and wire or dipped sparklers.

Sales of fireworks are allowed from June 24 to July 4 and December 31 to January 1. There is a mandatory 3-day waiting period for the purchase of fireworks, meaning that you must purchase your fireworks at least three days before the date you wish to use them.

Illegal Fireworks in Hawaii

All fireworks are not "Safe and Sane" as defined in section 132D-10, HRS. It includes any firework that explodes, emits a flame more than 12 feet high, flies more than 20 feet horizontally, or has fins or sticks designed to propel them through the air. It includes skyrockets, bottle rockets, roman candles, mortars, shells, mines, and M-80s.

Penalties For Use or Possession of Illegal Fireworks

Possession or discharge of illegal fireworks is a misdemeanor offense punishable by up to one year in jail and a fine of up to $2,000. If illegal fireworks are used in a way that endangers life, limb, or property, the offender may be charged with a felony offense punishable by up to 10 years in jail and a fine of $25,000.

When purchasing fireworks, always read the labels carefully and follow the safety instructions. Never point or throw fireworks at another person, and always have a bucket of water or fire extinguisher nearby in case of accidents.

Finding Places to Buy Fireworks in Hawaii

Although you can purchase "Safe and Sane" fireworks, we recommend buying from a reputable source. We are licensed fireworks dealers in Hawaii, offering quality products for your celebrations. Although we can't ship across the state due to high freight costs, you can pick up your order from our store. for the latest fireworks and place your order today. Have fun and stay safe.